In case you haven’t noticed yet, IPv6 is taking over the world. This became evident when I needed to do some testing using NSLOOKUP on my SBS 2008 server. Of course running 2008 means that it prefers IPv6 but my DNS wasn’t jiggy with that idea. Specifically NSLOOKUP wasn’t able to locate the DNS […]

More Freebies from GFI

GFI is changing the way it does business and the products it offers. It is definitely a company to watch. Be sure to frequent the We Care page at GFI to see the full listing of what they are offering for free. Also look in the home page of each product.
Here’s a new one:
Yep, […]

You know your legal system is broken when…

Microsoft barred from selling Word in U.S.
Canadian firm wins latest round of patent dispute
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 | 4:44 PM ET Comments236Recommend206
CBC News
A small Toronto company has won a lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. that could prevent the giant software firm from selling some versions of its Word software in the United States.
On Tuesday […]

Thinking about EBS?

Last fall Microsoft released Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008, its answer to one of midmarket companies’ foundational dilemmas: How to address enterprise-caliber security and network management issues with small IT staffs and tight budgets.

A little tail wagging…Third Tier partners with Calyptix

Third Tier announces a formal relationship with Calyptix for support services.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. & DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Internet security firm, Calyptix Security, has partnered with Third Tier, a leading provider of remote support services for IT professionals and business owners, to offer small business IT professionals the comprehensive security and services resources and expertise […]

Zero Down-Time Migration

Karl Palachuk and his team have documented their zero downtime migration process. In true Karl fashion, he has documented the stuffing out of it – 600 pages worth! Now before you choke, remember that this is whole deal. Project management, step by step instructions, and of course check lists. If you are familiar with Karl’s […]